Dr. Francis Gardner

about 1805–
New York, United States

The Life of Francis

Dr. Francis Gardner was born about 1805, in New York, United States. He married Laurinda Young on 23 May 1870, in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Dr. Francis Gardner
1805–
Laurinda Young
1809–
Marriage: 23 May 1870

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1870
Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States

World Events (3)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 22

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Gardener .2 Probably a translated form of German Gärtner ( see Gartner ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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